The majority of people are operating on lower mental circuits, the oral-biological, and the anal-territorial. They strive for power, not truth. But what is that bit of them that makes thm so unpredictably violent and petty?
Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs By PETER S. GOODMAN BUENA PARK, Calif. — Even as the American economy shows tentative signs of a rebound, the human toll of the recession continues to mount, with millions of Americans remaining out of
Federal and state officials, many facing record budget deficits, are starting to aggressively pursue companies that try to pass off regular employees as independent contractors.
Homelessness in rural and suburban America is straining shelters this winter as the economy founders and joblessness hovers near double digits—a "perfect storm of foreclosures, unemployment and a shortage of affordable housing," in one official's eye
Tim Barker never thought he'd have to live in his truck. Four months ago, the plumber was in a one-bedroom apartment in California's San Fernando Valley, with a pool and a Jacuzzi. Then, on his birthday in October, he and 199 other plumbers were laid
If you read much about the U.S. economy, surely you already know that since WWII the services sector has grown, and the manufacturing base has contracted.
Worried about the future and how you’re going to make it? Latch onto a government job. The U.S. economy might be still shedding jobs, but government at all levels are hiring more people to spend your–and your children’s–money. Welcome to the Locust Y
The unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly in January to 9.7% from 10% while employers shed 20,000 jobs, the government said. The rate dropped because a survey of households found the number of employed Americans rose by 541,000
United Parcel Service Inc. said first-quarter profit would be “slightly better” than a year ago, signaling that the world’s largest package-delivery company expects a recovery to build through 2010.
The federal government has been adding jobs at a 10,000-a-month clip. Between December 2007 and June 2009, federal payrolls exploded by nearly 10 percent. And data from the Office of Personnel Management show the average federal salary is now roughly
The U.S. economic recession has taken a particularly heavy toll on young Americans, with a record one out five black men aged 20 to 24 neither working nor in school, according to research released on Tuesday. Teenagers have found it significantly har
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If requested, a willing staff-member will dress in an all-in-one fleece sleeper suit before slipping between the sheets. "The new Holiday Inn bed warmers service is a bit like having a giant hot water bottle in your bed," a Holiday Inn spokeswoman sa
EMPE, AZ -- More than 200 Tempe City employees could lose their job under a budget proposal that is currently being considered by the City Council. Many of those jobs are sworn police officer positions. The City’s department managers submitted cut
Tens of thousands of new construction jobs, 5,500 more cops, 25,000 more AmeriCorps members, 250,000 summer jobs for disadvantaged youth. "Why don't we just put everyone in the United States on the federal government payroll and call it a day?" count
Unemployment claims have been flooding into the [Connecticut] state Dept. of Labor, dragging the filing system to a crawl. “Due to the high volume of claim filing, you may experience some difficulty filing your claim via the Web or by telephone. We a
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The table below compares the White House's February 2009 projection of the number of jobs that would be created by the 2009 stimulus law with the actual change in state payroll employment through November 2009 (the latest figures available).
The number of newly laid off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week as the recovery of the nation's battered labor market proceeds in fits and starts. The Labor Department said today that the number of new jobl
Fabian Gutierrez logged more than 60 hours a week slicing meat and stocking shelves with cheeses and milk at a neighborhood grocery for less than minimum wage and no overtime. The 32-year-old Mexican immigrant said he put up with the situation fo
House Democratic leaders, bowing to opposition from their party's deficit hawks, have decided to move the final must-pass piece of legislation of the year without a long-term increase to the national debt and a large boost in infrastructure funding t
The number of federal workers earning six-figure salaries has exploded during the recession — and that's before overtime pay and bonuses are counted. They're enjoying an extraordinary boom time — in pay and hiring — during a recession that has cost 7
The Obama administration plans to channel money from the government's massive financial bailout program to small businesses as part of an effort to limit the political and economic damage of high unemployment. One plan under consideration involves
State labor officials urged Congress to renew emergency jobless benefits that have been available through economic stimulus funds, but are due to expire this month. "This is a lifeline," said the secretary of the Kansas Labor Dept.
This is a moving county by county map of unemployment rates in the USA from 2007 to now. Wow!
The Obama Administration's job stimulus program spent $246,436 per job based on the $157.8bn that has been awarded so far! Total annual compensation earned by the average payroll employee was $59,867. If the government had simply used the funds award
The Obama administration will lose $200 billion less [borrowed tax dollars] than expected from the federal bailout program and is looking at using part of the savings to fund new job creation efforts. A Treasury official said the administration now b
The unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 10 percent in November as employers cut the smallest number of jobs since the recession began. The better-than-expected job figures are a rare note of encouraging news for the labor market. Still, the res
In a hopeful sign, the number of newly laid-off U.S. workers filing claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, dropping below 500,000 for the first time since January. And consumers started spending again in October as the
As if small businesses needed another reason not to hire, consider their latest financial burden: The cost of rising unemployment itself. It's forcing higher state taxes on companies to pay for unemployment insurance claims.